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Mum’s Pep Talk to Her Daughters #1


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All their children were females, they

Tried to get a male child, and in the process

Of trying to give birth to a male child that

Was what pushed them to give birth to five

Children. Their resolution when they were dating was

That they would give birth to 3 children. When they

Were mating for the fifth pregnancy, they had resolved

That whatever be the outcome of the pregnancy they would

Accept it and would not make attempt to call another child

From the world beyond into the physical world again.

Thus, when she puts to bed the fifth time and the baby turns

Out to be female again, they said to themselves that they

Have gotten to their final bus stop as per given birth to

Children according to their agreement. What they resolved to

Be doing after this is praying that the Creator blesses those children.

Those children were growing in wisdom and the knowledge and

They were not found wanting among their peers in their schools and

Neighborhood. The last born among them has been asking their

Mother how she could find a right partner for herself, when the

Time comes. Her mother has been postponing answering her until

One weekend when they are all around and she called all the five

Children together to talk to them on how she finds their father and

They become married to each other. And she would later share other

People’s story with them to learn from, to know that the issue of

Finding a right partner is not "stereotypic", what works for person A

May not work for person Q, individuals need to know what works

For him or her and stick to it in life, especially in getting a lover.

When I was young I used to dream a lot, and my dreams used

To come to pass. Every member of my family used to call me,

“The Dreamer of the family” because they know hardly would

Miss Ogundare Tola, the dreamer

Miss Ogundare Tola, the dreamer

Anything that I dreamt about not come to pass. This continued

Until I got to institution and come across your father, initially there

Was nothing between us, but that night, I dreamt about him and

Discovered that we were playing together. When I woke up

I know that we shall become exceptionally good friends.

It was not long after this that we started communicating.

Initially I thought the relationship would not

Leave the stage of friendship but it turns out that it was not so, because

Another dream I had showed that we were married in the dream,

In the dream he takes care of me very well. It was after this dream that

I know that we shall end up marrying. But this time your father was been

Seeing someone else, your father loves the person he was romantically

Involved with for he used to talk about her to me. That was when

I started having feelings that the dream may likely not come to pass,

But I continued my lifestyle with him. Until one day when I visited

Him that he shoved me off, saying he does not want to see me.

He chased me out of his presence like a dog, I was surprised,

What could have been the matter, have I wronged him in anyway?

I searched my heart and discovered that I have

Not in any way wronged him. I gave him sometimes before we

See each other, the next time that we see that was when he

Apologized to me for what he did the last time I visited him, he told

Me that his spouse has call it off with him. I tried to ask of what

Could have necessitated that, but he could not give me satisfactory

Answer. We continued like this and then he starts to notice me, and

When he gets over what has happened to him we started our

Relationship until we consummate it in marriage. We really

Studied and know each other even before our marriage, that

Is the secret behind our relationship. What I, however, want

To tell you is individuals differ, what works form me may not

Work for you, but there is something inside of us all that

Will tell us whether we are on the right track or not. If you have

A feeling like that, do not ignore it, try it out it may work for you

(Other stories she shared with her daughter for them to know that what works for person Q may not work for person X would be shared in other articles)



OLUSEGUN (author) from NIGERIA on July 25, 2020:

Annie Thanks Annie.

Annie from NewYork on July 16, 2020:

nice read .. keep your stories coming

OLUSEGUN (author) from NIGERIA on July 16, 2020:

Bhavna thank you

Bhavna from India on July 15, 2020:

Wow nice story ❤️

OLUSEGUN (author) from NIGERIA on July 14, 2020:

Cheryl E Preston, ma, yours is a saner climate compared to ours, ours is full of spurious converts, it is a place where a person could claim to be saved for decades all because he/she wants to see the nakedness of an opposite sex and after achieving his aim bolt off, but in your land, you speak what is in your mind and act what is in your mind, no hypocrisy because of getting a man or guy... Thanks for reading through.

Cheryl E Preston from Roanoke on July 14, 2020:

Beautiful women. Great story. My mom did not talk to me about much but Inmade sure to talk to my daughter.

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